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Everyone Worth Knowing is Lauren Weisberger ‘s second novel.

Published init tells the story of Bette Robinson, a single woman in New York City caught up in the city’s party circuit through a new job in public relations. Similar in many ways to her bestselling debut, The Devil Wears Pradait did not, however, sell as well. The story takes everhone in the mids, probably in the Iraq War is referred to in passing, and the U.

I have an office full of people whose job it is to know everyone worth knowing. Thirty-five thousand names, actually, and we can get in touch with any of them at any time.

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Shaken by the news that her best friend Penelope has gotten engaged to Avery, who neither she nor Penelope’s other friends think is right for her, Bette Robinson suddenly quits her job at UBSthe investment banking firm where she has worked in the five years since she and Penelope graduated from Emory. However, she does little to find a new direction in life until her uncle Will, an aging nationally syndicated entertainment columnistintroduces her to event planner Kelly. While she does find Philip somewhat attractive, much like the heroines of the romance novels she secretly indulges in, and the association becomes of knoaing benefit to her in her new job, she is later drawn to Sammy, a bouncer at Bungalow 8 who turns out to be from her hometown of Poughkeepsie and harbors ambitions of being a chef.


The two connect on a trip to Istanbuland Sammy’s culinary skills impress Bette’s parents, former s radicals, on a Thanksgiving trip everhone to Poughkeepsie.

But he, too, is tied to a wealthy socialite, and dreams of escaping the everyoje life to open a small restaurant. Bette, meanwhile, finds herself growing distant from Penelope and her other friends, and must choose between the person she once was and the one she is becoming. There is a reference in a nightclub to “that ugly little lesbian troll blogger who can’t stop writing about how much blow she does every night” which was believed to be a reference to Elizabeth Spiers of Gawker Mediain retaliation for a disparaging remark she denies making about Weisberger.

Everyone Worth Knowing

Like The Devil Wears PradaEveryone Worth Knowing is essentially a morality play in which an unglamorous young single woman is suddenly thrust into a glamorous New York industry and slowly starts to get comfortable in it, despite keeping herself at a distance, at weiisberger expense of her relationship with family and friends, only to decisively reject it and begin to get what she really needs.


Unlike its predecessor, however, the novel depicts far more decadent behavior from its wealthy elite, including casual sexthe frequent use fveryone various illegal drugs and women starving themselves to the point that they frequently pass out from sheer hunger.

This has to weisbedger with the success of The devil wears Prada. The cover art in the Netherlands is also very similar to the movie’s poster.

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Bette’s guilty pleasure leads to many romance novel titles, possibly fictional, being mentioned, such as The Very Bad Boy and Her Royal Bodyguard. Weisberger’s second novel received generally unfavorable reviews. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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